in Los Angeles
With names like Cock n' Bull and The Cat & Fiddle, Los Angeles English pubs try to provide an authentic British bar experience: cozy seating, pints of bitter ale, and a convivial atmosphere where new friends are made. Solid drinking destinations with charming, no-nonsense service staff, English pubs in LA range from hole-in-the-wall watering holes to upscale gastropubs serving traditional English cuisine. Most feature a fine selection of British beers on tap like Boddingtons, Bass and Newcastle Brown. For zero frills and a dive bar atmosphere, head to the Cock n’ Bull in Santa Monica; if you prefer a trendier vibe, visit Hollywood’s The Pikey Cafe & Bar. The Cat & Fiddle in Hollywood is housed in a historic 1929 building and oozes charm, especially if you sit on the outdoor patio or arrive on a live music night. Eagle Rock's The Black Boar features a excellent happy hour specials, free darts and a funky jukebox. The Fox and Hounds in Studio City also has happy hour deals, along a big cider menu and authentic dishes like steak and ale pie. Many English pubs in Los Angeles also feature big screens for watching rugby and football, including Ye Olde King’s Head in Santa Monica and Lucky Baldwin’s in Old Town Pasadena.
116 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica CA 90401
Casual and convivial, this traditional British pub includes an outdoor patio, bakery, and a gift shop selling English treats. It’s actually two bars in one – a big main bar and a smaller, more intimate "Bulldog Bar."